Chewdaism: A Taste of Jewish Montreal (2019)

Two Montrealers on the cusp of middle age return to Montreal to discover their own mixed-up heritage in the story of Jewish Montreal, as told through an entire day's worth of eating around the city.

 
 
 
 

Status: Completed

Format: Documentary feature film (1 X 62 minutes)

Written and Directed by: Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion

Presented by: Schusterman Family Foundation and Federation CJA

CHEWDAISM: A Taste of Jewish Montreal follows YidLife Crisis’ Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion as they discover the roots of the city’s Jewish community through a series of classical Jewish eateries telling the story of their community in the last 100 years. 

PLEASE CONTACT INFO@YIDLIFECRISIS.COM TO BOOK SCREENINGS AND LIVE APPEARANCES.

 
 
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